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The first week of March 2020, before everyone got to know the term “social distancing,” was a happy time in our Radiology Department. In fact, the rest of the hospital, including Radiology, was celebrating National Employee Appreciation Day. The hospital and › Continue Reading

The search for foreign bodies is a common indication for obtaining radiographs in children. Foreign bodies are objects lying partially or wholly within the body that originated in the external environment. Some foreign bodies are radiopaque on x-ray, which can aid › Continue Reading

Hi! I’m Olivia Catanzaro. I was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. I graduated from Oak Hills High School and Xavier University. I’m one of the new Reading Room assistants in our Radiology Department. You might recognize me as an › Continue Reading

In our modern world of electronic devices and chargers, we often find ourselves asking, “Why can’t I find the charging cable I need?” Whether it’s one of the constantly changing USB connectors or some other company’s proprietary design, we are › Continue Reading

We know it can be challenging when your child needs extra tests; they may need blood work, x-rays, ultrasound imaging, or an appointment for a specialist. But does your child really have to skip breakfast or fast overnight in addition? › Continue Reading

A fracture of the small outermost bone of a toe or finger may not only hurt, but also may contain a hidden threat that is not yet visible on plain x-ray pictures at the time of injury. I start with › Continue Reading

The Imaging Research Center (IRC) is a division of the Department of Radiology as well as a core resource in the Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation. The IRC houses approximately 15 PhD faculty members, as well as postdoctoral students, other trainees and staff. Among › Continue Reading

Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Dillman, one of our Radiology faculty, for being elected to the AIUM Board of Governors! AIUM Elects New Leaders “Members of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) have elected a new slate of leaders › Continue Reading

Believe it or not, it is time once again to replace another scanner in the Cincinnati Children’s MRI Division (Room M2). We typically replace our MRI scanners about every seven to ten years in a consistent rotation. This scanner upgrade › Continue Reading

Hi! I’m Macy Gabbard and I’m from Fort Thomas, Kentucky. I live with my two younger brothers and my parents. I am a junior at Northern Kentucky University and plan to graduate in 2022 with a BS in Radiologic Science › Continue Reading

Hi! My name is Victoria Bulcher, but you can call me Tori. I’m the new technologist in the Division of Ultrasound. I’m from the small town of Versailles, Ohio. I’ve always had a passion for helping others, which led me › Continue Reading

Most will recognize this face: Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes, who injured his knee in an NFL game in Oct 2019. Dislocation is also a common complaint for a child who presents to the emergency › Continue Reading

From Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department, we would like to wish everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day! In the Greek language, there are several words for LOVE: Eros (romantic), Philia (authentic friendship), Ludus (playful love), Agápe (universal love), Pragma (long-standing love) and Philautia › Continue Reading

Prenatal imaging with ultrasound is the standard of care for all pregnancies. However, when there is an abnormality, additional imaging with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is now more common. Why is this? Ultrasound is a test that utilizes sound waves. › Continue Reading

Although as a patient or parent, you may not see a medical student observing you or your child being imaged, medical students spend time in our department daily learning the importance of diagnostic radiology and how it touches almost every › Continue Reading

Neil D. Johnson, MD, is an interventional radiologist for the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging at Cincinnati Children’s. Dr. Johnson, former medical director of the Vascular Access Team, was awarded the Janet Pettit Scholar in Neonatal and/or Pediatric Vascular › Continue Reading

You may notice the next time your child gets an x-ray at Cincinnati Children’s.  We have been using an x-ray ruler called calipers to help the technologist measure the thickness of the body part they are imaging.   This measurement is › Continue Reading

Our Safety Award winner for this fiscal year quarter (FY20Q1) is Chelsea Franklin from our Liberty Township campus! She’s been a radiography technologist for about three years in our Radiology Department. Chelsea was the recipient of eight Above and Beyond awards! › Continue Reading

Keith J. Strauss, our Radiology Department medical physicist, has been working in our department for over five years. He has been instrumental in reducing the radiation doses in x-ray images without sacrificing diagnostic image quality for the radiologists. In this › Continue Reading

Our Hybrid OR (operating room) is a collaboration between Radiology’s Dr. John Racadio, Surgeon-in-Chief Dr. Daniel von Allmen, and PHILIPS Medical Imaging. The team has been working together for several years to create their vision of a procedural room, incorporating › Continue Reading

The Ultrasound Devision is a little quieter these days as everyone adjusts to Janet Adams’ retirement. Janet has been a valuable asset to the department for almost 30 years! Many of her co-workers referred to her as the “Head Master” › Continue Reading

2019 Year Wrap-Up

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a joyous holiday season. Let’s take a look back at our year in Radiology: As usual, we hired a lot of new employees in our Radiology Department. New Reading Room assistants, technologists, registered › Continue Reading

Hi! I’m Chelsea Conley. I’m from Marysville, OH, a small city of 22,000 residents just 27 miles northwest of Columbus. Marysville’s longtime slogan is “Where the Grass is Greener.” I graduated in 2016 from the University of Findlay with a Bachelor’s Degree › Continue Reading

From our Radiology Family to yours, have a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

A press release by the Radiological Society of North America focuses on a recent paper published in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. The Cincinnati Children’s and UC authors were led by Lili He, Ph.D. (Neonatology) and include our own Jonathan Dillman, MD, › Continue Reading